Posts Tagged ‘art’

Vintage kitchen Alessi by Kate Beavis Vintage Home (photo by Simon Whitmore for FW Media)

1980s Vintage Homewares

So the big question is this: is the 1980s vintage? I think we all accept that 1980s fashion is now vintage (well it is over 30 years ago) but what about homewares and furniture? When I was asked to include the 1980s and early 1990s in my book, Style Your Modern Vintage Home, I must […] Read more…

Our Fabulous Five: Vladimir Tretchikoff

Last week fantastic home retailer Graham & Green launched a great new homewares range using the works of ‘king of kitsch’ Vladimir Tretchikoff.  These are official pieces, licensed by the commercial arm of the Tretchikoff Foundation and made in South Africa where Tretchikoff spent most of his life. Some of his most famous works have been digitally printed onto lampshades and cushions, […] Read more…

Our Fabulous Five: Andy Warhol

We just love Andy Warhol here at Your Vintage Life.  I have a home full of Warhol (not original unfortunately) and count items as diverse as art, soup tins, bowls, mugs, books and even a flask in my collection.  Treat yourself to some pop art inspired vintage shopping this week – all available online now. […] Read more…

V: Vladimir Tretchikoff

Vladimir Tretchikoff is one of the most successful artists of all time -his Chinese Girl painting has been reproduced the most out of any other image in the 20th century. While many love him, many don’t – at the time even the art critics saw his work as kitsch which upset him greatly all of his […] Read more…

B: Bernard Buffet

Bernard Buffet was a French artist born in 1929. He began studying art in 1944 but it took until 1948 for him to receive recognition through winning the Prix de la Critique; voted by Parisian critics. His work often had heavy outlines to define his subjects; Parisian scenery as well as numerous self portraits. So […] Read more…

Link Love

10 vintage 1980s fashions that you can wear now. The ugly side of photo sharing via social media On the local front: this VE day celebration sounds cool. Vintage radio show up for a Sony award..yes you heard right! We still need your votes! Are children’s books sexist? The sun’s come out so we  need new […] Read more…

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